Travel Arrangements

Air travel, hotel reservations, transportation from/to* the airport and non-event transportation are the responsibilities of our guests. 


  • Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is approximately 15 miles from downtown Akron.

  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is approximately 40 miles from downtown Akron. 


  • Event transportation will be provided by Akron Public Schools from these hotels.  Use these links for special rates: 

    • Blu-tique Hotel

    • Hilton Akron/Fairlawn

    • Hilton Garden Inn E. Market - Call (330) 733-2900 and ask for the Akron in Action rate of $139.

    • Marriott Courtyard Akron

    • If you select a different hotel, you will be responsible for getting to the APS Administration Building each day to board the busses to the events. All guests are required to ride the charter busses to the Akron in Action events.


  • Akron is a small MSA. Transportation through Uber, Lyft, and other companies is sometimes difficult to find.  Guests are encouraged to prearrange their transportation to*/from the airport.    

    • Complimentary buses to Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) will be available after the event on Thursday at 3:00 pm. Registration for this service is required through the Whova app (opening August 1, 2022).  

  • Rental Cars at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

  • Rental Cars at Akron/Canton Aiport

  • TLC Worldwide Services (330-733-5372)

  • Uber, Lyft

  • Taxis

    • Rides 4 Less Taxi Service (330-331-5085)

    • Anytime Taxi (330-252-7400)

    • CYC Transportation (330-253-3141)

    • Akron Express Taxi (330-962-9639)

    • Be Right There Taxi (330-400-0933)

    • Orange Cab (330-699-2989)


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